Period
to 14 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for LAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LAN over the 6 months to 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Local Area Network (LAN)
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 96 105
Rank change year-on-year -26 +9 +19
Contract jobs citing LAN 23 36 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.93% 1.69% 1.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.85% 14.23% 13.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 23 30
Leeds median daily rate £625 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.06% +21.43% +16.67%
10th Percentile £168 £264 £286
90th Percentile £690 £505 £438
West Yorkshire median daily rate £625 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +66.67% +7.14% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate £19.75 - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £25.50 £14.20 £16.50
% change year-on-year +79.58% -13.94% +32.00%

LAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 260 253 397
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 10.46% 11.91% 13.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 141 255
Leeds median daily rate £469 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% +6.25% +11.11%
10th Percentile £322 £275 £272
90th Percentile £631 £544 £570
West Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +4.17% +5.00% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 16
Leeds median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £11.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +120.07% -43.20%
10th Percentile £9.45 £11.20 £10.20
90th Percentile £40.25 £39.95 £14.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 £14.35 £11.74
% change year-on-year +21.32% +22.28% -41.33%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing LAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Leeds

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing LAN in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for LAN in Leeds

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Leeds over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LAN in Leeds

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAN in Leeds

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Leeds over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for LAN in Leeds

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for LAN.

1 18 (78.26%) WAN
2 11 (47.83%) Cisco
2 11 (47.83%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (43.48%) Network Design
4 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
4 9 (39.13%) CCNP
4 9 (39.13%) MPLS
5 8 (34.78%) VPN
6 7 (30.43%) Windows
6 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (26.09%) Juniper
7 6 (26.09%) Wireless
8 5 (21.74%) CCNA
8 5 (21.74%) ITIL
8 5 (21.74%) DNS
8 5 (21.74%) CCDE
8 5 (21.74%) High Availability
8 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
8 5 (21.74%) Network Virtualisation
9 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
9 4 (17.39%) VMware
9 4 (17.39%) CheckPoint
10 3 (13.04%) OSPF
10 3 (13.04%) BGP
10 3 (13.04%) Firewall
10 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
10 3 (13.04%) Linux
10 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
10 3 (13.04%) Dell
10 3 (13.04%) Finance

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (78.26%) WAN
2 9 (39.13%) MPLS
3 8 (34.78%) VPN
4 6 (26.09%) Wireless
5 5 (21.74%) DNS
6 3 (13.04%) BGP
6 3 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (13.04%) Firewall
6 3 (13.04%) OSPF
6 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
7 2 (8.70%) DHCP
7 2 (8.70%) Network Security
8 1 (4.35%) DMVPN
8 1 (4.35%) EIGRP
8 1 (4.35%) FTP
8 1 (4.35%) HSRP
8 1 (4.35%) HTTPS
8 1 (4.35%) SSL
8 1 (4.35%) VRRP
8 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Back Office
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Analyst
1 5 (21.74%) Architect
1 5 (21.74%) Network Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Enterprise Architect
2 4 (17.39%) Network Architect
3 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (13.04%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (4.35%) ICT Support Officer
5 1 (4.35%) IT Support
5 1 (4.35%) Network Design Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Network Implementation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
1 2 (8.70%) Clustering
1 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
1 2 (8.70%) PDA
2 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
3 3 (13.04%) Linux
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 10
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.35%) Mac OS
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Network Design
2 5 (21.74%) High Availability
2 5 (21.74%) ITIL
2 5 (21.74%) Network Virtualisation
3 3 (13.04%) Load Balancing
3 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
3 3 (13.04%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (8.70%) Change Management
4 2 (8.70%) Collaborative Working
4 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.70%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (8.70%) Server Patching
4 2 (8.70%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (8.70%) Service Design
4 2 (8.70%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.35%) Informatics
5 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.35%) Resource Management
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (39.13%) CCNP
3 5 (21.74%) CCDE
3 5 (21.74%) CCNA
4 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
5 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
6 2 (8.70%) CCA
6 2 (8.70%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (8.70%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (8.70%) Degree
6 2 (8.70%) MCITP
6 2 (8.70%) MCSE
6 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (4.35%) CCDP
7 1 (4.35%) CCIE
7 1 (4.35%) CCSA
7 1 (4.35%) CCSE
7 1 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (4.35%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) PCI DSS
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
1 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
2 2 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (8.70%) XenApp
2 2 (8.70%) XenDesktop
2 2 (8.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) SCCM
2 2 (8.70%) HP SIM
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (8.70%) SCOM
2 2 (8.70%) WSUS
3 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (4.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Cisco
2 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
3 6 (26.09%) Juniper
4 4 (17.39%) CheckPoint
4 4 (17.39%) VMware
5 3 (13.04%) Dell
5 3 (13.04%) F5
5 3 (13.04%) SolarWinds
6 2 (8.70%) Citrix
6 2 (8.70%) Fortinet
6 2 (8.70%) HP
6 2 (8.70%) McAfee
6 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
6 2 (8.70%) Remedy
7 1 (4.35%) CommVault
7 1 (4.35%) EMC
7 1 (4.35%) Mercator
7 1 (4.35%) NetApp
7 1 (4.35%) ServiceNow
7 1 (4.35%) Splunk